Devoted husband, father, and grandfather, Holger Peter Petersen, 87, passed away November 8, 1990, in Salt Lake City.
He was born December 14, 1902, in Salt Lake City, to Peter and Mette Sophie Christensen Petersen. Married Ora Irene Hutchinson March 8, 1931, in the Salt Lake Temple. Active member of the LDS Church. Served a mission to Denmark; also served as a member of a bishopric, a ward teacher, and member of a stake presidency. Served as president of the Danish Mission 1956-59. Temple worker and head sealer in the Salt Lake Temple, and a stake patriarch.He is survived by: Sons and daughter, Gerald R. (Shirley) Petersen, Pleasant View, Utah; Darlene P. (Juel) Gregersen, North Salt Lake; Barr H. (Virginia) Petersen, Salt Lake City; 19 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Elleory Yeager, VeDella Chinn, and Gladys Edgar; preceded in death by his wife, and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 12, 1990, at 11 a.m., in the Wilford Ward, 3179 Highland Drive. Friends may call Sunday, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Mackay Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 So. Highland Drive, and at the ward from 9:30 to 10:45. Interment, Wasatch Lawn. Funeral directors, Mackay Cottonwood Mortuary.
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